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Indian Summer (1972)
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Indian Summer (1972)
Original name: La prima notte di quiete
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In Italy, the gambler and professor of poetry Daniele Dominici arrives in the seaside town of Rimini and is hired to teach for four months in the local high school replacing another teacher. His relationship with his partner Monica is in crisis and he spends most of the time with his new acquaintances and gamblers Giorgio, Marcello and Gerardo. In classroom, he meets the gorgeous nineteen years old student Vanina Abati, who is Gerardo's girlfriend.
Style: psychological, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: high school, teachers and students, gambling, forbidden love, youth, romance, love and romance, fall in love, resort, tragic love, small town, bittersweet, small town life, unfulfillment, couple relations, sea, school, winter, train, teacher, religion, dolphins, sex scene, death, beach ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, fall in love, unfulfillment, couple relations and bittersweet mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Indian Summer: White Wedding (1989), Under the Hawthorn Tree (2010), The Voyage (1974), Where Am I Going? (1976), L'Eclisse (1962). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
White Wedding (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The plot centres around moody 17 year old Mathilde (Paradis) who has no parents. Her philosophy teacher François (Cremer), happens to stumble across her path and is eager to help her learn more. He starts to come over to her house everyday going ...
Style: sexual, sexy, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Plot: forbidden love, girl man relationship, older man younger woman relationship, teacher student relationship, obsession, teachers and students, youth, high school, teenage life, destructive relationship, bad attitude, power relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, flanders, dunkirk
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Under the Hawthorn Tree (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The daughter of a right-winger, schoolgirl Jing Qiu (Zhou Dong-Yu) is sent to the countryside for reeducation, and tasked to help write a textbook. There she meets Lao San (Shawn Dou), a young soldier with a bright future ahead. Despite the class ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: tragic love, social differences, forbidden love, love and romance, youth, romance, revolution, fall in love, unfulfilled love, society, young lovers, village ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s
Place: china, asia
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72%
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The Voyage (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Adriana De Mauro loves Cesar Braggi, but Cesar, honoring his father's dying wish, allows his brother, Antonio, to marry Adriana. As fate wills, Antonio dies in an automobile accident. Adriana's mourning for Antonio ends when Cesar steps in ...
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, emotional, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: tragic love, love and romance, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, romance, couple relations, unfulfilled love, terminal illness, siblings relations, couples, family relations, aristocrat ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century
Place: sicily, italy, venice, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Where Am I Going? (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Tullio Hermil is a chauvinist aristocrat who flaunts his mistress to his wife, but when he believes she has been unfaithful he becomes enamored of her again.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, stylized, sexual ...
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, love triangle, suicide, eroticism, aristocrat, family problems, couples, unfulfillment, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, society ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century, 1890s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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L'Eclisse (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A young woman meets a vital young man, but their love affair is doomed by the man's materialistic nature.
Style: bleak, thought provoking, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: alienation, translator, relationships, lifestyle, unfulfillment, rise and fall, love and romance, romance, society, parents and children, city life, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy, rome italy, los angeles, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Death in Venice (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Composer Gustav von Aschenbach, travels to Venice for health reasons. There, he becomes obsessed with the stunning beauty of an adolescent Polish boy named Tadzio who is staying with his family at the same Grand Hôtel des Bains on the Lido as ...
Style: psychological, serious, sentimental, melancholic, scenic ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: pedophilia, obsession, boy, fall in love, male objectification, love and romance, resort, gays and lesbians, unrequited love, vacation, forbidden love, art ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1912, 70s
Place: italy, venice, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Things of Life (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France, Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Pierre, a successful expert in building highways has a traffic accident. Being seriously wounded, he is lying waiting for death and remembering his past in flashbacks.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, sincere, touching ...
Plot: infidelity, older man younger woman relationship, romance, unfulfillment, love and romance, dishonesty, betrayal, couples, couple relations, love triangle, human nature, lovers reunited ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s
Place: paris france
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63%
The Only Thrill (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A small-town store owner with a comatose wife shares a long-term relationship with his seamstress.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, sentimental, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, hospital, small town, widow, seamstress, bittersweet, couples, family relations, family problems, social relations, youth, romance ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 90s, 60s
Place: canada
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62%
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Violets Are Blue... (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After fifteen years of traveling around the world Gussie (Spacek), a famous photographer, returns to the Maryland coastal resort where she grew up
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, gloomy, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: small town, fall in love, romance, destiny, high school, bittersweet, love and romance, lifestyle, dealing with death, journalism, hopes, youth ...
Time: future, 70s, 80s
Place: maryland, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Polish Bride (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Drama on the dawning love between a Polish woman and a farmer. Anna is forced to work in a brothel, but manages to escape. She's found, exhausted and scared, by Henk (the farmer) who offers her a place to stay, but her past chases her.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, sentimental ...
Plot: countryside, love and romance, love affair, couple relations, romance, fall in love, haunted by the past, farm, graphic violence, sexual content, society, prostitute ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Love on a Pillow (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young girl rescues a man from a suicide attempt. He turns out to be a sociopath, who begins to take over her life, abusing her both verbally and emotionally, yet she can't seem to tear herself away from him.
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, touching, emotional ...
Plot: mental illness, destructive relationship, unfulfillment, romance, love triangle, sexual relations, small town, hotel, unsupportive spouse, jazz, pain, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, paris france, italy, tuscany
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Cafe Setareh (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Filmmaker Saman Moghadam details the struggles of three women living in an antiquated district of Tehran in this emotionally resonant drama. Fabria's husband has been morally corrupted, and now it's up to her to take charge of the small ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, psychological, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fall in love, couples, love and romance, romance, couple relations, hopes, unfulfilled love, society, human nature, family problems, life is a bitch, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran
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57%
Sound of the Sea (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Son de Mar (English: "Sound of the Sea") is a 2001 Spanish drama / erotic film directed by Juan José Bigas Luna based on the novel of the same title by Manuel Vicent. It revolves around Ulises (Jordi Mollà), who comes to a fishing ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: lovers reunited, love triangle, fall in love, dishonesty, love affair, love and romance, betrayal, friendship, couple relations, missing person, rise to the top, small town ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Bungee Jumping of Their Own (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two soulmates find eachother only to be torn apart by tragedy. However, not even death can keep them apart...but can destiny?
Style: serious, sentimental, emotional, touching, romantic
Plot: fall in love, reincarnation, young lovers, youth, supernatural, romance, supernatural romance, car accident, teacher, basketball, fight, reflection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
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56%
No Looking Back (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Charlie returns to his old town where he meets his ex-girlfriend again and tries to get her back.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, love triangle, friendship, old love, waitress, working class, romance, bittersweet, hopes, buddies, unfulfillment, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, texas, new york
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55%
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Milan (2004)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Loving husband Lino is on a mission: His wife, who works as a domestic in Milan, is missing and he's determined to find her. To do so, he enters Italy illegally and takes cover as one of the hundreds of Filipino migrant workers wh make their ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, touching, sexy ...
Plot: fall in love, missing person, love and romance, romance, society, infidelity, couple relations, dangerous attraction, couples, overseas worker, naivete, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy, the philippines, milan italy
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55%
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Love Story (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Harvard Law student Oliver Barrett IV and music student Jennifer Cavilleri share a chemistry they cannot deny - and a love they cannot ignore. Despite their opposite backgrounds, the young couple put their hearts on the line for each other. When ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: young lovers, tragic love, romance, love, college, class differences, young love, terminal illness, couple relations, fall in love, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: harvard university, paris france, new york, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
A Man and a Woman (1966)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A man and a woman meet by accident on a Sunday evening at their childrens' boarding school. Slowly, they reveal themselves to each other, finding that each is a widow.
Style: sentimental, touching, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: widow, romance, couples, love and romance, couple relations, fall in love, love affair, love, widower, male female relationship, looking for love, train ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Legend of Paul and Paula (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: East Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Paul and Paula have had bad experiences with love: Paul is financially well off but has lost all affection for his wife, and Paula leads a troublesome life raising two children on her own. They meet and discover a strong passion for each other. Life ...
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: self fulfillment, family relations, death, marriage, couple relations, love triangle, infidelity, moral dilemma, relationship vs career, looking for love, dull life, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: berlin germany, east germany, europe, germany, german democratic republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Eva (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Best-selling author Tyvian Jones has a life of leisure in Venice, Italy, until he has a chance encounter with sultry Frenchwoman Eva Olivier. He falls for her instantly, despite already having wedding plans with Francesca Ferrara. Winning Eva's ...
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), novelist, sexual relations, tragic love, fall in love, obsession, infidelity, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, midlife crisis, couple relations, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: venice, italy, europe, rome italy
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54%
A Place for Lovers (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Globe-trotting clothes-horse Faye Dunaway, who's harboring a secret, embarks on a 10-day fling with Marcello Mastroianni in Italy. This 1968 film was directed by Vittorio De Sica.
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, sexual, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, airport, nudity (full frontal - brief), life is a bitch, lifestyle, womanizer, ego clash, unfulfillment, romance, losing-it hero, young lovers, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: italy, venice, alps
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53%
Romeo and Juliet (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Director Franco Zeffirelli's beloved version of one of the most well-known love stories in the English language. Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet fall in love against the wishes of their feuding families. Driven by their passion, the young ...
Style: romantic, emotional, sweet, colourful, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: forbidden love, tragic love, romance, family feud, young love, love and romance, unfulfillment, fall in love, true love, love story, parents and children, shakespeare ...
Time: 1930s
Place: italy, europe, new york, england, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Quantum Love (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A family man's encounter with a beautiful woman develops into a mutual fascination.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, psychological
Audience: date night
Plot: sex scene, fall in love, nightclub, love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, mother daughter relationship, love triangle, divorce, husband wife relationship, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, london, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Changing Times (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In Tangiers where he traveled for his work, a man finds the woman he loved, and attempts to revive their romance though it ended some 30 years earlier.
Style: serious, psychological, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Plot: twins, first love, marriage, romance, dysfunctional family, lovers reunited, family problems, couples, aging, fall in love, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: morocco, france, europe, africa
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53%
Kung-Fu Master (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Veteran French director Agnes Varda's Le Petit Amour is based on a short story by actress/songstress Jane Birkin. Birkin herself plays the main character, a loving but lonely 40-year-old divorcee. Her life is brightened a bit by the presence of ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, sexual, touching ...
Plot: romance, older woman younger man relationship, youth, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, family relations, obsession, martial arts, fall in love, teenage life, custody ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france, london
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53%
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Fiore (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Young and in prison for theft, Daphne falls in love with Josh, another inmate. Their love story exists through secret letters and fleeting conversations.
Style: psychological, sincere, touching, sexy, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: prison life, prison, love, female protagonist, teenage girl, father daughter relationship, teenage boy, lesbian teen, love and romance, couples, fall in love, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Happiness (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Though married to the good-natured, beautiful Thérèse, young husband and father François finds himself falling unquestioningly into an affair with an attractive postal worker.
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, atmospheric, sentimental ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, love affair, extramarital affair, french countryside, romance, bittersweet, inadvertently, family problems, couples, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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At First Sight (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A blind man has an operation to regain his sight at the urging of his girlfriend and must deal with the changes to his life.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, bittersweet, hopes, starting over, love and romance, couples, fall in love, resort, couple relations, sexual content, blindness, love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
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52%
Beyond the Clouds (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Made of four short tales, linked by a story filmed by Wim Wenders. Taking place in Ferrara, Portofino, Aix en Provence and Paris, each story, which always a woman as the crux of the story, invites to an inner travel, as Antonioni says "towards ...
Style: erotic, touching, atmospheric, realistic, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, romance, love triangle, nude girl, love and romance, dishonesty, love affair, unfulfilled love, destructive relationship, midlife crisis, fall in love, lovers reunited ...
Place: europe, italy, paris france, france, new york ...
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52%
The Heart Elsewhere (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The Pope's tailor sends his son, a virgin at 35, to Bologna hoping he will find a woman. Nello, a classicist moved by the romantic poetry of Ovid, proves to be a good teacher and also falls hopelessly in love with the beautiful Angela Gardini. ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: social differences, tragic love, opposites attract, romance, family relations, unfulfilled love, love triangle, fall in love, love and romance, couples, disability, infidelity ...
Time: 1920s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%